Suppose you are going to Whitefish for an upcoming vacation. In that case, chances are you want to get outside and see all that this bustling nature town offers! Not only does Whitefish have cute cafes, cultural attractions, friendly people, and ample hiking trails, but you can also hit one of the many lakes and rivers to try your luck at catching a few fish. Even if you have never set out on a boat before or held a fishing rod, there are dozens of options for you to choose from when it comes to renting boats, gear, and learning how to fish. We make sure that you feel comfortable during your entire day out on the water — that is why we have done the research ahead of time so you can rest assured you are with the best of the best Whitefish fishing charters and tours when you stay with us at I Love Whitefish.
Top 5 Whitefish Fishing Charters
So, who should you choose if you need guidance on your upcoming fishing charter or tour in Whitefish? Check out these top options that are well-reviewed among past and current customers.
State of Mind Fishing Charters
State of Mind Fishing Charters is ranked the #1 out of 33 outdoor activities in Whitefish on TripAdvisor and features 413 positive reviews! This professional business does all it can to make sure your entire group, whether filled with middle-aged people, friends, young children, or elderly adults, are all safe and happy during the charter.
This guided fishing trip offers top guides from the valley who are experienced and knowledgeable in terms of safety, fishing, and the environment. Guests can choose from renting a 19’ Crestliner Commander for four people or a 26’ Weldcraft Maverick for up to 6 people. They keep the groups small so everyone can have personalized and hands-on time to have the best chance at catching a fish!
This business is extremely busy from April to November during the summer months, so make sure you book ahead of time to ensure you get the date you are looking for.
Past customers who used this reputable fishing charter company stated they enjoyed the knowledgeable guys who knew where to go and how to teach them how to fish. They also appreciated the step-by-step teaching of how to set up the fishing equipment and catch a fish.
Whitefish, MT Float Trips
Another great choice for a fishing charter and tour is the Whitefish, MT, Float Trips from Captain Experiences. Captain Experiences offers an 8-hour fishing excursion for two people on lakes and rivers in the Whitefish area. This trip features a private guide and boat great for couples or a small group of friends who want the best chance at catching fish.
The guide will take you out on Whitefish Lake to test your luck at catching the infamous Whitefish! You and your friend will be on a drift boat and mozy down the lake or river to make sure you don’t disturb the fish! This full-day tour is good for those who want to learn how to fly fish, take a dip in the water, and/or wade through the shallow zones.
Glacier Tour Base
Glacier Tour Base is a reputable tour business that offers Whitefish, Montana tours, charters, hiking groups, and excursions throughout the Flathead Valley. Glacier Tour Base offers a guide fly fishing boat on the Flathead River near Whitefish, MT! This tour involves a drift boat to the best spots of the river to catch fish. This tour is good for first-time fly fishers and professionals who want to maximize their chances of catching fish.
During this tour, you will float down the Flathead River right near Glacier National Park! You can choose from either a 4-hour half-day tour or a full-day 8-hour tour for the full experience.
Montana Dream Fishing Outfitters
Another reputable fishing charter and tour company you can use to maximize your chances of catching fish is the Montana Dream Fishing Outfitters. This business offers both a full day and half day of fishing that includes non-alcoholic beverages, transportation, lunch, a shuttle, and space for two anglers.
Whitefish Lake Charters
Lastly, Whitefish Lake Charters provides a personalized and customized fishing experience that is great for different group sizes. Customers can choose from a half-day charter for up to 6 people or a Gilligan Charter (3 hours and up to 6 people). Snacks, beverages, complimentary filets of caught fish, fishing equipment, and guides are all included!
Fishing is fun for people of all ages and fitness levels when you stay in Whitefish! We recommend using one of these highly-reviewed local businesses that provides everything you need for a fun day out on the lake or river. Plus, all of our accommodation options from I Love Whitefish are super close to the fishing action!